The positions resulting from the 2017
AGM are as follows:-
Full Report from the December Newsletter below
Most of those who attended the AGM at Laidley 2017
Laidley QLD - AGM AGENDA
by 2:30 Commenced meeting at 3.00 pm
of 2016 minutes to be true.
that appear on the web site 2016 AGM
were adopted as the official minutes as
the minutes that were taken by Daryl
this year did not eventuate. The
recollections of John Chambers and Terry
Gliddon were accepted by the attending
members to be accepted as the minutes
for the 2016 meeting.
Report by John Chambers
Report by John Chambers
as at the 30 September 2016 stand at 200
(Financial, Honorary, Life, committee.)
with 43 outstanding of which we can
expect on past years a further 30 by the
end of the year. (Once they realise they
are not receiving their newsletters,)
that should leave us about 20 members
down on last year. And
20 down on the previous year.
believe that the down turn in renewals
is due to a number
of members in Queensland not being able
to Club rego their bike unless they are
in a Queensland based Club.
disappointed in the way the committee
has handled the controversy over the
believe that with the adoption of the
two new proposals that have been put to
the members if accepted will allow for
the increase in the number of
outstanding members re-joining by end of
Conlon has conveyed to me that he may
not be available to do the club rego
next year as his commitment to his
family has grown and that we may need to
look for someone to work in conjunction
with him with the intent to take over
of members not taking advantage of the
increased funds available to them to
hold a club function. This has proven to
be able to pretty much cover food,
drinks and other outgoings to the person
or persons running the function.
up on the suggestion of Geoff Bamford
that idea of a plastic membership card
will this year need to be further looked
into as many members have this year
queried the idea that the paper card
just is not adequate and I shall need to
purchase the appropriate machine and
cards that best suit us.
to report on Belt Buckles
Club Belt Buckles are in hand and a request for these to be cast has gone to Laurie Moloney at BBL Metal Castings for production, more soon.
has now been forwarded to Laurie Moloney
at BBL Castings for implementation.
we are aware has stood down from the
position and it has now been managed by Matt Taylor and (second)
Steve Carle. They both send their
apologies not being able to attend.
Terry Gliddon. I suggest that their
positions be officially recognised and
accepted by the club.
Report by Anthony Sibary
Instagram page has been up running on a
trial basis for approx. 4-5 months now
to give members an idea on how it works
and the alternative platform to Facebook
to display photos, it is currently an
open forum for people to comment on
Members quizzed Anthony on the need and
the operation of Instagram
and after discussion from the floor it
was put to the members attending:
John Chambers. That we the Club accept
the Interim platform that Anthony has
set up and that he also be accepted as
the Instagram page manager. This
position does not have a position on the
committee and is therefore overseen by
the Club committee.
Managers Report by Terry
website is still achieves 160,000 to
200,000 hits per month and some new
sections have been instigated e.g. 2017
races in the events and rides section.
Terry impressed the importance of the
notice board for posting new information
on club activities and vendors new
Bike Managers Report by Ivan
(Ivan) am very happy with the results
attain by the bike and its current rider
Stacey Heaney over the past 12 months.
The acceptance of external sponsorship
that the club and Stacey herself have
been able to get on board. The new
sponsors for 2017-2018 in Hi-Tec Oils
via Stacey and Liquid Intelligence,
looks to be a great year for the race
team and the new inclusion of Nick
McGinn as our Victorian race bike
committee go to guy. Thanks Nick.
Herb extended his apologies to the
members and hoped that everyone has a
motion has been made by
has been made:
the Club have a vice person on the
Committee who can step in for an elected
official that, for any reason, cannot
perform their elected role within the
It was pointed out to members who seemed
confused that this is not a vice
president, but a vice person. Ready to
step into any role.
has been made:
the majority of the Club Committee
have the power to expel an elected
official found to be acting unlawfully
or against the best interest of the Club
or its members.
It was pointed out to members that the
requirement of proof and not hearsay
goes without saying.
and Election of Club Officials
new position of Vice person was created
and nominations taken and after
discussion it was unanimously accepted
that David Rayner fill this new
2016-2017 existing positions removed and
returned except for change of President.
held proxies where not introduced as the
numbers would have made no difference to
the outcome. (These can be viewed on the
Approach Ian Lihou for assistant editor.
(Terry spoke to Ian Post Election and
Ian and has agreed to fill the position
of Associate Editor of the newsletter.)
It has been some time since a life
membership has been awarded and I
was passed some years back that Life
memberships were not to be issued on the
pretext that holding the position of
President automatically entitles that
person to a life membership. Being
involved in club activities that you
volunteer for is also not an automatic
entitlement for life membership either.
is acknowledged that members are
nominated by other members because they
outperform what is normal activity
within the club or are constant
participants in club activities or help
at even the lowest levels of comradeship
within the club.
Member Nominations for Life
Ivan Hoey by John Chambers
be sent certificate of appreciation for
his dedication to the roll of President
over the past 3 years.
and Thank Perry Sargent and his family
having us again and accommodating so
many this year.
From left to
right:- Terry Gliddon, Ian MacKinney,
Geoff Bamford, Tobias Sargent, Paul
Tipler, Perry Sargent, Peter Anderson,
Tony Sibary, Ed Pasternak, Chris Bung
Williams, John Stevens, Ivan
Hoey, Mark Paget, John Chambers, David
Rayner, Steve Bragger. Not shown in this
picture but also in attendance at the
meeting were Gary Percival and Murray
should be noted that John donated $150
to the club racer,
Sargent and Mark Paget
Tiplers TX next to John Stevens
Left David Rayer and Paul Tipler